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ATU (ATU) has 3 splits in our ATU split history database. The first split for ATU took place on January 25, 2001. This was a 1 for 5 reverse split, meaning for each 5 shares of ATU owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 1 share. For example, a 1000 share position pre-split, became a 200 share position following the split. ATU's second split took place on October 22, 2003. This was a 2 for 1 split, meaning for each share of ATU owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 2 shares. For example, a 200 share position pre-split, became a 400 share position following the split. ATU's third split took place on November 09, 2007. This was a 2 for 1 split, meaning for each share of ATU owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 2 shares. For example, a 400 share position pre-split, became a 800 share position following the split.
When a company such as ATU splits its shares, the market capitalization before and after the split takes place remains stable, meaning the shareholder now owns more shares but each are valued at a lower price per share. Often, however, a lower priced stock on a per-share basis can attract a wider range of buyers. If that increased demand causes the share price to appreciate, then the total market capitalization rises post-split. This does not always happen, however, often depending on the underlying fundamentals of the business. When a company such as ATU conducts a reverse share split, it is usually because shares have fallen to a lower per-share pricepoint than the company would like. This can be important because, for example, certain types of mutual funds might have a limit governing which stocks they may buy, based upon per-share price. The $5 and $10 pricepoints tend to be important in this regard. Stock exchanges also tend to look at per-share price, setting a lower limit for listing eligibility. So when a company does a reverse split, it is looking mathematically at the market capitalization before and after the reverse split takes place, and concluding that if the market capitilization remains stable, the reduced share count should result in a higher price per share.
Looking at the ATU split history from start to finish, an original position size of 1000 shares would have turned into 800 today. Below, we examine the compound annual growth rate — CAGR for short — of an investment into ATU shares, starting with a $10,000 purchase of ATU, presented on a split-history-adjusted basis factoring in the complete ATU split history.
Growth of $10,000.00
With Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||-1.67%|
Growth of $10,000.00
Without Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||-1.65%|
|Actuant designs, manufactures and distributes a range of industrial products and systems to various end markets. Co. has two operating segments: Industrial Tools and Services and Engineered Components and Systems. Co.'s Industrial Tools and Services segment is a supplier of both products and services to an array of end markets, including the industrial, energy, mining and production automation markets. Co.'s Engineered Components and Systems segment is a designer, manufacturer and assembler of system critical position and motion control systems, ropes, cables and umbilicals, and other customized industrial components to various vehicle, construction, agricultural and other niche markets. According to our ATU split history records, ATU has had 3 splits.|
|ATU Split History Table|
|01/25/2001||1 for 5|
|10/22/2003||2 for 1|
|11/09/2007||2 for 1|
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|ATU is categorized under the Industrials sector; below are some other companies in the same sector that also have a history of stock splits:
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